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newscricket5 days ago

VIDEO | Magician Rashid Khan comes up with innovative way to appeal by rolling on the floor

During their convincing win over the Melbourne Renegades, Adelaide Strikers’ leggie Rashid Khan was left on the floor to convince the umpire that the batsman was caught right in front of the stumps. Following the hilarious appeal, the umpire slowly raised his hand up to send the batsman back.
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newscricket10 days ago

Twitter reacts to 'Rawalpindi Express' Haris Rauf becoming first Melbourne Stars player to claim hat-trick

Seeing a hat-trick is a rarity in itself, but today in the BBL, Haris Rauf made it two in two matches as the Pakistani speedster ripped through the Thunder batsmen. Rauf became the first Melbourne Stars bowler to claim a hat-trick and the Twitterati were in awe of the speedster's pace.
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newscricket10 days ago

Twitter reacts to magician Rashid Khan bamboozling Sydney Sixers with third T20 hat-trick

Rashid Khan is a genius for a reason. The Afghanistan leg-spinner picked up his third T20 hat-trick in the Big Bash League match between Adelaide Strikers and Sydney Sixers. Fans on Twitter went berserk after watching Rashid Khan's magic and reacted on his sensational hat-trick in BBL.
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featurecricket13 days ago

BBL 2019-20 | Sixers vs Strikers - Ask Me Anything ft Josh Philippe’s blitzkrieg and Josh Hazlewood’s class

While I wouldn’t want to miss any BBL game, given the excitement and entertainment they have to offer, let me tell you that life is too short for any regrets. So here I have vetted some really informative answers from the game based on questions I gathered from an AMA session with the fans.
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featurecricket20 days ago

Decade’s Lost and Found | Cricket’s waltz back to its old lover

As a 90s kid, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing a better part of the ‘golden era’ in cricket. While I still miss the magnificence of a certain Ricky Ponting or a Glenn McGrath, a Sachin Tendulkar or a Brian Lara, I’ve got to admit the new era has been far from disappointing.
Sritama Panda
newscricket20 days ago

VIDEO | Prankster umpire denies LBW by bamboozling Rashid Khan with ‘nose-itch’ in BBL game

Player shenanigans on the field have become a frequent occurrence, especially with breakneck T20 leagues coming to the fore, but when umpires pull off a prank on-field, the amusement becomes two-fold. But unfortunately for Rashid Khan, the umpire prank wasn’t so pleasant as it denied him a wicket.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL Auction 2019 | Chris Green backs IPL stint for T20I WC selection

Australian spinner Chris Green, the most economical T20 bowler this year, reckoned his IPL stint with Kolkata Knight Riders will give him a chance to show his mettle for the next year’s T20I World Cup selection. The Sydney Thunder spinner has an economy of 6.57 in T20 cricket in the past 12 months.
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newscricketa month ago

Will expose Afghanistan cricketers for underperforming in World Cup, threatens Gulbadin Naib

Former skipper Gulbadin Naib has threatened to expose the Afghanistan cricket board officials and players for allegedly underperforming during the World Cup. The cricketer added that he would publicly name and shame the government, players and management if appropriate action isn't taken.
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newscricketa month ago

ACB change stance as Asghar Afghan replaces Rashid Khan as Afghanistan captain

An ACB top management meeting reverted their decision to appoint Rashid Khan as skipper for all three formats as former skipper Asghar Afghan has been reappointed as Afghanistan's Captain across formats. Rashid and Mohammad Nabi had publicly criticised Asghar's removal prior to the World Cup.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sussex sign Rashid Khan for third year running

It was confirmed, on Friday, that Sussex have acquired the services of Rashid Khan for the third straight year for the T20 Blast tournament next year. The leg-spinner, who will be available for the entire group stage, will partner with Australia’s Travis Head as the team’s second overseas player.
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